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Big Mac Drive Road Project Opens Door For New Commercial Opportunities

The additional road frontage once the Big Mac Drive extension project is complete has some companies interested in moving to Algood. That is according to City Administrator Keith Morrison. Morrison said work on the second entrance to the Walmart parking should begin soon. “We’ve got some potential folks that have expressed interest in the area, but we don’t have any ... Read More »

McMinnville Starts Paving Around Historic District

Road and sidewalk improvements in the McMinnville budget have begun. Mayor Ryle Chastain said paving has already started in the historic district near downtown. “Those historic neighborhoods and as well as around Main Street in the business district, but then there are quite a few around the city limits that are going to get paved, but I would say we ... Read More »

Black Ice On Roadways Main Concern Entering Night

Pickett County road conditions have improved throughout the day, but black ice the main concern entering nightfall. Sheriff Dana Dowdy said main and state roads are passable. Several secondary roads and most bridges remain treacherous. Dowdy said Clark Mountain remains frozen. Dowdy said no major vehicle accidents have been reported and most cases of power outages are restored. Read More »

Putnam Rules On Road Names May Be Changed

A rule change on the naming of roads in Putnam County may be on the way. Commissioner Jonathan Williams said current practices allow roads to have the same primary name but a different secondary title. For example, Tennessee Avenue versus Tennessee Drive. “I think it is a practice that we need to end,” Williams said. “It’s not only confusing to ... Read More »

New Access Road To Putnam Sports Complex Open To Public

The new county road that serves as an entrance to the Putnam County Sports Complex has been completed. Parks and Recreation Director John Ross Albertson said the roadway on North Washington Avenue will be the main access point to new soccer fields. “Next in the process is going to be us, our department, internally installing the irrigation system and get ... Read More »

UC Residents Advised To Avoid Dangerous Roads

Residents around the Upper Cumberland are being advised to stay home due to Winter weather conditions. Van Buren County is experiencing dangerous driving conditions after a three-car wreck occurred on Baker Mountain Road. EMS Director Tiwanna Bricker said there have been four wrecks this morning. Including accidents on Andrew K. Parker Road and Highway 30. Andrew K. Parker road is ... Read More »